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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

5 best practices as schools brace for monkeypox

August 4, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

With educators still reeling from three years of a pandemic, schools are opening for a new school year in the midst of yet another public health emergency — this time monkeypox. The World Health Organization on July 23 declared monkeypox […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept prioritizes school mental health staff expansion in funding distribution

August 2, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The priorities for the grant funding, which has not yet been distributed, come just a few days after the Biden administration announced the two programs on Friday. “The Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic brought on challenges for children and […]


News

School mask mandates continue to loosen

August 1, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Despite a new COVID-19 variant that has led to another surge in cases, mask mandates are continuing to loosen in school districts getting ready to open for the new school year. A new wave of cases tied to omicron subvariant […]


Education Tech

How I use technology to keep PE relevant in the 21st century

July 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The days of rolling the ball out and playing sports in PE are changing. With the advancement of technology and shift towards collaborative work in the classroom, physical education teachers are finding more and more ways to keep PE relevant […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

School libraries are disappearing when students need them most

July 15, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In 2014, I got my first teaching job at a brand new high school in Detroit. The building had once been an elementary school with a fully functioning library. There was even a built-in card catalog. Now, though, it was […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 ways to create a strong math culture in your schools

July 15, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Picture this: a student enters your classroom, a negative attitude at the ready. They are distant during class, uninterested in engaging with the material, and their beliefs confirmed every time they get a question wrong – “I can’t do math.” […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

A Pessimistic View of Public-School Reform

July 13, 2022

Via: Education Next

“They’re not good,” the head of a Fortune 500 company lamented about U.S. schools not long ago. “Students learn little, education gaps are widening, and not much can be done about it.” Pressed on the matter, he relaxed. “It’s not […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teaching resilience aids students in navigating difficult times

June 29, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

To Justina Schlund, senior director of content & field learning with CASEL, routines play a crucial role in school — even a simple daily check-in every morning, where classes share their feelings, thoughts or concerns. Counting on something that repeats […]


Education Tech

How to block school security threats now–and in the future

June 22, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The typical K-12 school system has the same basic security needs as any modern university campus: centralized management and control of security systems and procedures, and a strategy for staying ahead of threats while protecting earlier investments. In both cases, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How can school systems sustain federal funding to address teacher shortages?

June 10, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

While U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona has continuously pushed for states and districts to use pandemic relief and recovery funds to address the teacher shortage crisis, he announced Thursday how American Rescue Plan fund investments to support the teaching […]


Education Tech

Edtech Should Be More Evidence-Driven

June 3, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Over the past decade, global investment in edtech has soared to new heights. The urgent need to educate children at home created by COVID-19 lockdowns turbocharged already existing momentum, and analysts now expect edtech expenditure to reach an eye-watering $300 […]


Education Tech

7 facts about the state of edtech in schools

May 19, 2022

Via: eSchool News

School networks are getting faster and more modern, but school IT leaders and IT departments struggle to keep up with the demand for remote access and support, according to an annual CoSN survey. The State of EdTech District Leadership 2022 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

7 strategies to counter student learning loss

May 11, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Until very recently, learning loss was a matter of concern mainly because of long summer holidays. Students’ socioeconomic situations played a role in those concerns but, mostly, making up for the knowledge and skills lost over school breaks involved returning […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Students Need Summer Learning That Doesn’t Feel Like School

May 9, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Last spring, we looked to summer with hopes that the 2021-2022 school year would be different, easier, better. In many ways it was. Students returned to their school buildings, we had months of lower COVID rates and some of kids’ […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How to flip the classroom and create avid learners

April 29, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The traditional sequence of teaching using lectures, discussion, projects, and testing was upended during the pandemic as teachers adapted to digital classrooms and students took on more responsibility for their learning. Now that students are back in school, many teachers […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Schools must do more to support Black students

April 26, 2022

Via: EdSource

Despite decades of reform efforts, Black students’ educational experiences continue to be shaped by anti-blackness, the general or specific contempt for blackness, resulting in Black people not being seen as fully human and worthy of having their civil rights and […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

3 strategies to address new school nutrition standards

April 26, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The summer of 2022 brings changes to school meal requirements for the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program, as school nutrition programs transition from pandemic-era flexibilities—such as loosened restrictions around food preparation and packaging—back to pre-pandemic requirements. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

2 Reasons Why Graduate School Student Debt Will Go Down

April 19, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The inspiration for this prediction is a piece by Dean Dad on a Vox article in which the author, Dylan Matthews, discusses why he was wrong about inflation. (That article is fantastic). The post by Matt Reed (should we keep […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

4-day school week picks up steam in rural Texas districts

April 19, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

A small number of mostly rural districts in southern Texas are switching to four-day school weeks beginning in the 2022-23 school year to primarily help retain teachers and students. In mid-March, the Jasper Independent School District in Texas made headlines […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

The Bigger Picture of Charter School Results

April 18, 2022

Via: Education Next

Charter schools now represent 7 percent of national school enrollment. In a growing number of cities, this number is well above 40 percent. This represents one of the most dramatic shifts in the structure of U.S. schooling in the past […]